Happy Brain: Where Happiness Comes From, and Why

Happy Brain: Where Happiness Comes From, and Why

by Dean Burnett


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780393651348
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 05/29/2018
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 292,664
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Dean Burnett is a neuroscientist who lectures and tutors at the
Centre for Medical Education at Cardiff University. He writes the Guardian’s popular science blog, Brain Flapping, and dabbles in stand-up comedy. He lives in Cardiff, Wales.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

1 Happiness in the Brain 5

2 There's No Place Like Home 41

3 Working on the Brain 70

4 Happiness Is Other People 104

5 Love, Lust or Bust 139

6 You've Got to Laugh 182

7 The Dark Side of Happiness 219

8 Happiness Through the Ages 257

Afterword 295

Acknowledgments 302

Notes 304

Index 335

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